A Wild Comic Adventure!

 

THE EXPLORERS CLUB

 

by Nell Benjamin

directed by Robert Smyth

  

August 11 - September 24

 

Directions/Parking - LAMB'S Coronado

Lamb's Players Theatre

1142 Orange Ave, Coronado

 

A hilarious send up of a Victorian Men's Club beset by Women, Poisonous Snakes, Exotic Plants, Bar-Tending Savages & Crazed Irishmen! It is laugh-till-you-cry funny!

Paul Eggington
Regional Theatre/Off-Broadway: Joyful Noise (Lamb’s Theatre, NY), Private Lives (Idaho Shakespeare), A Little Night Music, Dandelion Wine, Getting Out, The Rainmaker (Colony Theatre, LA), Turn Of The Century, Too True To Be Good (Old Globe) San Diego/Orange County: Hamlet, All My Sons, Taming of the Shrew, Othello, To Kill A Mockingbird (American Coast Theatre, OC), Art, Boomers, 1776, Dr. Faustus, Busman’s Honeymoon, The Secret Garden, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Hunchback Of Notre Dame, She Loves Me (Lamb’s Players), Hay Fever, The Vortex (Cygnet), The Wake Of Jamey Foster, Private Lives, The Foreigner, The Circle (Hahn Cosmopolitan), I Can’t Get Started (Ensemble Arts), La Bete (Fritz), Hamlet (Sledgehammer). An actor for over 40 years, Paul has numerous television, film, voiceover and audiobook credits. A former Resident Ensemble member of Lamb’s Players Theatre in San Diego and LA’s The Colony Theatre. He and his wife Vanda currently teach in the Theatre Arts Department at Vanguard University.

Charles Evans Jr.
Charles is delighted to return to Lamb's Players in Big Fish! He was most recently seen at Lambs Players in The Miracle Worker, Twelfth Night and Fiddler on the Roof. Charles is a Resident Artist with Cygnet Theatre (A Christmas Carol, The Vortex, Hay Fever, Dogfight, My Fair Lady, Spring Awakening). Other San Diego credits include work with La Jolla Playhouse, ion Theatre, New Village Arts and San Diego Repertory Theatre. Charles has also spent 5 years as a resident actor with the Okoboji Summer Theatre where favorite credits include Little Women: The Musical (Laurie), The Secret Garden (Dickon), and Forever Plaid (Francis). Charles is a BFA theatre graduate of Stephens College for Women. Many thanks to The Smyths and Caitie Grady for their support

Francis Gercke
Francis Gercke is the artistic director of Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company. Recent roles include: Freud’s Last Session (Lambs Players); The Glass Menagerie, True West, Fool for Love (Cygnet Theatre); Parlour Song, The Elephant Man (Backyard Renaissance); The Behavior of Broadus (Capital Stage Company); In the Next Room, Honky (San Diego Rep); Accomplice, Suzette Who Set to Sea (La Jolla Playhouse WOW and POP Tour); A Life in the Theatre, Time Stands Still (NCRT); Hurlyburly, Grace, Shining City (ion theatre); The Pride (Diversionary Theatre); Orphans, Playboy of the Western World (New Village Arts); Oleanna, Macbeth (Intrepid Theatre Company). He is a resident artist with Cygnet Theatre and recipient of the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award as an actor and a director. A graduate of the Actors Studio Drama School, he has been a faculty member at Palomar College, University of San Diego, and California State University San Marcos and teaches privately through ActorsApproach.

Ross Hellwig
Ross Hellwig is honored to be making his Lamb’s Players Theatre debut in Equivocation. SAN DIEGO: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (starring Robert and Deborah Gilmour Smyth at Intrepid Theatre Company), Vincent in Brixton, Macbeth, Don Juan, Antony & Cleopatra, The Comedy of Errors, The Winter’s Tale, As You Like It (The Old Globe); King o’ the Moon (North Coast Rep); Edward II (Diversionary Theatre). EUROPE: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Vienna’s English Theatre). NATIONAL TOUR: RFK: The Journey to Justice (LA Theatre Works). WEST COAST: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry V, Richard III, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night, Antony & Cleopatra, Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, The Winter’s Tale, Macbeth, All’s Well That Ends Well (Kingsmen Shakespeare Company); Abigail/1702 (International City Theater); The Liar, The Lion in Winter (Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara); Crimes of the Heart (Rubicon Theatre Company); The Rainmaker (A Noise Within); Photograph 51 (The Fountain Theatre). ELSEWHERE: Pittsburgh Public Theatre, B Street Theatre, Southwest Shakespeare Company, Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre, Thin Air Theatre Company. FILM: The Selling. TELEVISION: Numb3rs, Law & Order: SVU, Guiding Light. EDUCATION: MFA – The Old Globe/USD Graduate Theatre Program; BFA – The University of Arizona.

Jessica John
Countess Glamorgan

Brian Mackey
Brian was last seen at Lamb's in Dinner with Marlene, as well as The Nerd, An American Christmas and Twelfth Night. Elsewhere: The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties, The Glass Menagerie, History Boys, Chistmas Carol (Cygnet – Resident Artist); All My Sons, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Musical, An Enemy of the People (Intrepid Theatre); In the Heat of the Night, The Woolgatherer, Bash: Latter-Day Plays, Jack Goes Boating, All in the Timing, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Grapes of Wrath (ion theatre); In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play (San Diego Rep); The Pride, The Little Dog Laughed, Baby with the Bathwater, As Much As You Can, Corpus Christi (Diversionary – Associate Artist); A Christmas Carol (’07, ’08, ’09), Little Women (North Coast Rep); Born Yesterday (AVO Playhouse); Night Sky (Mo’olelo); The Heidi Chronicles, Julius Caesar (New Village Arts); Side Man (BANG!). Brian was awarded the 2011 Craig Noel Award for Actor of the Year.

John Rosen
John is happy to be back performing at Lamb’s Players in this fine production! LAMB'S: Shadowlands, Beau Jest, Dinner with Marlene, The Nerd, Festival of Christmas 2015, OZ, West Side Story, You Can't Take it With You, Fiddler on the Roof, Around the World in 80 Days, Joe vs the Volcano, Guys & Dolls, The Music Man, Harvey, The Fantasticks, Room Service, The Winslow Boy, American Rhythm and Charley’s Aunt. REGIONAL: A Catered Affair and The Constant Wife for The Old Globe. LOCAL: Old Jews Telling Jokes, Ella, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum for San Diego Rep; Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 and To Forgive Divine for North Coast Rep; Bunbury, The Long Christmas Ride Home, and Looking for Normal for Diversionary; and other shows in the too distant past for Sledgehammer, Bowery, and Gaslamp Quarter Theatres. Room Service, The Winslow Boy, American Rhythm and Charley’s Aunt. REGIONAL: A Catered Affair and The Constant Wife for The Old Globe. LOCAL: Old Jews Telling Jokes, Ella, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum for San Diego Rep; Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 and To Forgive Divine for North Coast Rep; Bunbury, The Long Christmas Ride Home, and Looking for Normal for Diversionary; and other shows in the too distant past for Sledgehammer, Bowery, and Gaslamp Quarter Theatres.

Brian Salmon
Brian is honored to debut at Lamb’s in this wonderful production. He was recently seen as Ross in Backyard Renaissance’s production of Elephant Man and as Dickie Bell in North Coast Rep’s The Fox on the Fairway. Brian's stage work includes The Old Globe, San Diego Repertory Theatre, Sledgehammer Theatre, The Bowery Theatre and North Coast Repertory Theatre, among others. Favorite roles include Henry Higgins in My FairLady at Moonlight Amphitheatre (Lead Actor award), Lenny in Rumors at North Coast Theatre (Critics’ Circle Award) and Dr. Rance in What the Butler Saw at Blackfriars Theatre (Dramalogue Award).


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Youth (5 thru 17) & Active Military (with ID) - Half Price

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Lamb's Box Office (619) 437-6000
Phone Hours:
Tue - Sat, Noon to 7pm / Sun, Noon to 2
The Horton Grand Box Office opens at 5pm Wed - Sat, opens Sun at 2pm

Discounts:
Under 30? Find out about half-price tickets!
Seniors (65+) and Groups of 10+ – $5 off
For group discounts for more than 10 people please contact Susan Andrews (619) 437-6050 x126